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Medical Images

Subscription or Fee-based Image Sites

Medical Imagery.Net:  Provides an online catalog of images that can be used as stock art.  Thousands of illustrations from renowned artist Frank Netter covering all areas of medicine and health science, including basic science, diseases, disorders, and treatments.

Nucleus Medical Media:  A full-service creative studio specializing in developing and licensing medical illustrations, medical animations, interactive media and other communications tools for the healthcare market.

Many non-medical sites include content relevant to health and medicine.  Examples include:

  • - large subscription-based royalty-free graphics website.
  • Getty Images - stock photos, footage, and music.


This page is intended to give examples of other image services that may charge fees.  Inclusion does not imply endorsement by VCU Libraries.